FileTrail has announced the launch of a new series of educational events in partnership with ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association.
ncreased client scrutiny of how law firms manage information, the growing complexity of legal and regulatory requirements, and the rapidly growing volume of electronic and physical records stored across multiple repositories present significant challenges for firms of all sizes today. FileTrail can help — and we’ll be attending the ALA (Association of Legal Administrators) Annual Conference & Expo from April 14-17, 2019 in Grapevine, Texas.
Many law firms we work with report that the role of the records manager has changed in recent years. A growing number of firms view Records Management as a cornerstone of Information Governance — especially as clients are scrutinizing firm retention policies and as the industry as a whole is moving to embrace electronic documents and records.
Hogan Lovells, the 8th largest firm in the US and the 12th largest firm in the world by revenue*, is the latest firm to upgrade its legacy RM systems to FileTrail and advanced its information governance efforts with FileTrail GPS.
We’re delighted to announce that Davis Wright Tremaine, an Am Law 100 firm with more than 550 lawyers, has selected the FileTrail Governance Policy Suite (GPS) for information governance.
Leading law firms are rethinking information governance — taking a more holistic approach to data management, embracing automation, and recognizing the critical importance of records management. According to the IG Initiative Annual Report, 94% of law firms identify records management as a key part of IG, ranking it higher than e-discovery (86%), risk management (77%) and compliance (88%).
Our team is preparing to attend ARMA Live! 2018 in Anahiem, California on October 22-24. This event’s theme “The Power of i” focuses on industry professionals harnessing the power of information. Information is quickly becoming one of the most valuable assets in modern organizations, and having the right tools to capture, analyze, and utilize data is integral in success. We’re excited to be attending the conference, seeing familiar faces and making new friends.
As we look back at 2018, we reflect on a few key findings in ILTA’s 2018 Technology Survey with regard to information governance and records management, which show continued focus and growth in these areas across the 431 firms who responded: